FBCL | Amos | Extraordinary from Ordinary
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King James (English)
The words of Amos, who was among the herdmen of Tekoa, which he saw concerning Israel in the days of Uzziah king of Judah, and in the days of *Jeroboam the son of Joash king of Israel, two years before the earthquake. 2 And he said,
The Lord will roar from Zion,
And utter his voice from Jerusalem;
And the habitations of the shepherds shall mourn,
And the top of kCarmel shall wither.
3 Thus saith the Lord;
For three transgressions of Damascus,
||And for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof;
Because they have threshed pGilead with threshing instruments of iron:
4 But I will send a fire into the house of Hazael,
Which shall devour the palaces of Ben-hadad.
5 I will break also the bar of Damascus,
And cut off the inhabitant from uthe plain of Aven,
And him that holdeth the sceptre from the house of Eden:
And xthe people of Syria shall go into captivity unto Kir, saith the Lord.
6 Thus saith the Lord;
For three transgressions of aGaza,
And for four, I will not turn away the punishment thereof;
Because they carried away captive the whole captivity,
To deliver them up to Edom: